DEPARTMENT FACULTY

  Jim Anthony
 
David Barondess
 
Ahnalee Brincks
  Simone Charles
 
Honglei Chen
  Gustavo de los Campos
 
Debra Furr-Holden
 
Joseph Gardiner
 
Kelly Hirko
 
Claudia Holzman
 
Carol Janney
  Allan Kozlowski
 
Jean Kerver
 
Chenxi Li
 
Qing Lu
 
Zhehui Luo
 
Claire Margerison-Zilko
 
Janet Osuch
 
Nigel Paneth
 
Dorothy Pathak
 
James Pivarnik
 
Mat Reeves
 
A.Mahdi. Saeed
 
Nicole Talge
 
David Todem
 
Ana Vázquez
 
Elizabeth (Betsy) Wasilevich
 
Lixin Zhang
  Adjunct Faculty
  Emeritus Faculty

GRADUATE DIRECTOR

  David Barondess 

SPECIALISTS - RESEARCH

  Madeleine Lenski

 

EMERITUS FACULTY

Naomi Breslau, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
breslau@epi.msu.edu

ISI HighlyCited

Dr. Breslau is a highly cited psychiatric epidemiologist and PhD-trained sociologist who makes major contributions and scientific advances in the epidemiological study of numerous psychiatric conditions and behavioral disturbances, most prominently post-traumatic stress disorder and tobacco dependence.

She also has been an important contributor of epidemiological evidence on long-term effects of low birthweight (e.g., with respect to problem-solving capacities as disclosed by intelligence and other cognitive testing).

She holds multiple NIH research awards, and has been actively involved in development of training programs at MSU. .

(See http://www.isihighlycited.com for more details about Dr. Breslau’s research contributions.)

Julie Wirth, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Graduate Program Coordinator

Ph.D. Thomas Jefferson University, Microbiology, 1979
M.S., Michigan State University, Epidemiology, 2001

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
909 Fee Road  Room B601
Michigan State University
East Lansing 48824
517.353.8623

Email: wirthj@msu.edu

Dr. Wirth is a PhD microbiologist with graduate training in epidemiology, whose current primary research focus is the study of exposures to organochlorines and male reproductive health. She also is expert in research on environmental chemicals and human health generally, and is studying gene-environment interactions using epidemiological and microbiological research approaches.

Dr. Wirth helps to link the department faculty and students with the Michigan Department of Community Health’s epidemiological research activities.